Payroll Supervisor

Go-Ahead Ireland are looking for a Payroll Supervisor to join our Finance Team to manage the Company’s weekly payroll function.

Initial Project task

  • Leading the payroll improvement  project – including, but not limited to:
    • Planning and preparing the system implementation
    • Testing the chosen system to ensure smooth transition
    • Managing the training process for the wider finance function
    • Monitoring its operation once in place, and reviewing for improvements
  • Responsible for the current payroll process parallel to project implementation

Key Responsibilities and tasks

  • Payroll processing of weekly paid staff, inclusive of any amendments, manual adjustments, and variations

  • Liaising with key stakeholders, such as the external payroll provider (only until in house), and relevant internal departments within Go-Ahead Ireland

  • Payroll reconciliation to submitted to Financial Controller every period

  • Management of payroll deductions, liaising with the relevant third parties (Credit union, bike to work, Union, pension)

  • Management of employee expenses – compilation, payment, and reconciliation
  • Responsible for the management of training bonds signed by employees on joining (this includes deductions, repayments after vesting period)
  • Managing the payroll mailbox and answering any queries from employees regarding pay
  • Compilation of payroll journal, and other ad hoc journals for review to Financial Controller
  • Recording, maintaining and updating payroll procedures
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Ad hoc duties to ensure effective running of the payroll process

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • IPASS qualification
  • Project management experience – advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word / Excel
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Proactive approach with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work of own initiative and own responsibilities
  • Team player


Job Type: Full-time, Permanent Contract

Salary: €40 - 43,000 per annum depending on experience

How to apply
To apply for this position please email a copy of your CV to stating “Payroll Supervisor” in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you,

Application closes: 2nd August 2020